Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 8: Don’t Get Too Comfortable

| October 8, 2022

What does comfort mean to you? Never having to worry about money? A warm safe place to sleep? Somebody to look after you should you become sick or injured? A bed that’s not too soft, not too hard, but just right? What about the median thermal content of the porridge? Those are all very comforting […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 7: A Song of Destiny

| October 7, 2022

“You’ve all probably noticed that there’s been a lot of talk about “climate change” in this year just winding down. If you missed it, or caught some of it but not enough to get the gist, essentially it appears “the world is coming to an end” again. “This isn’t one of those bang and it’s […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 5: Choral Sex

| October 5, 2022

Choral Sex (An irreverently offensive ditty) By LFM The parish priest in Port LeHoon Was sent away to face the tune. He’s now behind strong prison locks For methods most unorthodox. What caused the stir that did him in Was how his flock confessed their sin. At center of the sordid story We’ll find a […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 4: Why Should Drag Queens Have a Monopoly on Story Hour?

| October 4, 2022

If you’ve been paying attention, use the public library, or have children in school, you will have somewhere, somehow, heard of Drag Queen Story Hour. “It’s just what it sounds like! Storytellers using the art of drag to read books to kids in libraries, schools, and bookstores. “DQSH captures the imagination and play of the […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 3: The Cataclysm

| October 3, 2022

Call it the Rapture. The Great Tribulation. The culmination of the End Times. The Final Conniption. Judgement Day. For when the Christian God calls His faithful home and Jesus comes again, believers of assorted stripes share some variant of one of these moments of truth. No more one sinner at a time, take a number, […]

Dark Sentiments Season 13 — Day 1: Seize the Day!

| October 1, 2022

(Mrs. LFM photo – Click to enlarge) ~ Trails ~ (excerpt) One trail may run both smooth and straight, Through vistas wide and clear, So most may choose that one before The branch that’s dark and drear. The one that weaves through gnarly woods, ‘Cross rivers needing fording, With promise of adventure laced And evils […]

Tiers for Fears — Chapter the Second: Foundations

| September 18, 2022

Word to the Wise By LFM “Beware of the man who shoots only one gun,” Speaks to marksmanship Able and True. But as words to the wise, The same Wisdom applies To whatever endeavour you do. For whatever the task, or what Nature would ask, You will need skill and tools to get through it, […]

Tiers for Fears — Chapter the First

| September 5, 2022

“The animal called Man, like all others, represents a temporary pinnacle of evolutionary development aimed at filling a niche deemed by Nature to be necessary. The paths to individual fulfillment will vary as individuals vary – in their abilities, aptitudes, and level of understanding. All Nature’s creatures must continually face a fluctuating set of environmental […]

Milo — Last of the Old Pack

| August 31, 2022

Mrs. LFM and I first met Milo at the SHAID (Shelter for Helpless Animals In Distress) Animal Shelter in February 2007 where even before being taken in to see him I was specifically told straight away at index finger point that, “He won’t like you,” the implication being he harboured an ingrained dislike of men. […]

Fried Chicken and Potato Salad — A Welcoming Word From Your Host

| March 12, 2022

The title of today’s offering refers to the signature dish common to meals served here when subjects of a certain gravity are up for discussion. Prepared as only Mrs. LFM can from exclusively dark meat, and set before the invited few in a spirit not unlike the peaches doled out at town meetings hosted by […]